Hit and run driver drives over two women on Scottsdale sidewalk

photo: Tami M. Hoey

6/4/2020 7pm. A hit and run driver drove over the sidewalk and seriously hurt two women who were walking on the sidewalk in Old Town Scottsdale. Injuries are said to be serious, with one “fighting for her life”.

Police arrested a suspect, Allami Hussain, nearby a short time later.

Seriously, how often does stuff like this happen? Apparently pretty often.

Driver crashes SUV into Old Town Scottsdale restaurant and then runs away, police say

… Two women were seriously hurt after an SUV driver crashed into a bar/restaurant in Old Town Scottsdale and then ran off, police said.

The crash happened Thursday around 7:30 p.m. at DJ’s Scottsdale Bar & Grill near 73rd Street and Stetson Drive. According to police, 52-year-old Allami Hussain hit the two women while they were on the sidewalk with his Chevy Suburban before plowing into the building… 

“The driver of the vehicle, after causing the collision, did flee on foot,” said Sgt. Ben Hoster with the Scottsdale Police Department. “The officers were able to locate him behind these businesses.”

Hussain was then arrested for failing to remain at the scene of a collision with injuries. One of the women is fighting for her life while the other has serious injuries.

 

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